A teenager has suffered serious head injuries after being attacked in West Dublin.
This boy was attacked by a group of males on La Touche Road in Bluebell yesterday evening.
He was taken to Beaumont Hospital with head injuries and gardai have described his condition as serious.
No arrests have been made but Gardai say investigations are ongoing.
The scene of the attack has been sealed off for a technical exam.
Local Sinn Féin Cllr. Daithí Doolan has criticised the attack.
"The attack last night in Bluebell was wrong. It was totally unacceptable. A young man is seriously injured. A community is frightened and traumatised. I want to wish the young man a full and speedy recovery. My thoughts are with him and his family at this difficult time.
"Those involved need to face justice. I would strongly encourage anyone with information to please contact the Gardaí.''
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